Intel Core i7 980X review

The world's fastest PC processor. Shame about the planet-sized price tag

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Product Type
Processor Core
Hexa-core (6 Core)
Thermal Design Power
130 W
Processor Manufacturer
Product Family
Core i7 Extreme Edition
L3 Cache
12 MB
Clock Speed
3.33 GHz
Processor Socket
Socket B LGA-1366
Brand Name
64-bit Processing
Thermal Specification
QuickPath Interconnect
6.40 GT/s
Intel Corporation
Product Model
Product Name
Core i7 Extreme Edition Hexa-core i7-980X 3.33GHz Desktop Processor
Product Line
Core i7 Extreme Edition
Manufacturer Part Number
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Hardcore multitaskers rejoice. Fly through everything you do on your PC from playing intense 3D games to creating and editing digital video, music, and photos. With the high performance platform capabilities of Intel X58 Express Chipset-based motherboards, along with faster, intelligent multi-core technology that applies processing power dynamically when its needed most, PCs based on the Intel Core i7-980X processor Extreme Edition deliver incredible performance with a rich feature set.

Process Technology
32 nm
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